Netflix series The OA seems to have arrived from left field. The show’s premise is slightly confusing, and raises a whole host of important questions, but its source is shockingly simple.
Show star Brit Marling, who created the show alongside Zal Batmanglij, met a woman at a party. Here’s how she describes the encounter to Vulture.
That’s actually an incredible moment. And lends creedence to my personal belief that a great party can change the world.
More importantly, it shows how close the show came to utter creative disaster. What if Marling had been at a party with Heaven is for Real author Colton Burpo? We would have been treated to a rainbow Jesus riding in on a unicorn. Actually, that might have been considerably better.
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